Hudson River

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    September 24, 2014
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    April 30, 2014
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    July 26, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 7/26/13

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar, which is updated daily.

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    July 17, 2013


    Dance the night away with Tegan and Sara and fun.

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    October 29, 2012

    Sandy: A Storm Diary, Updated Mid-Storm

    Perhaps because the waterway is at low tide, the barriers to the Hudson River Park have been removed. Here storm watchers gather on the Christopher Street pier. Despite promises to the contrary in many cases, 95% of the restaurants in the West Village are now closed. Those that remain open, like T ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012


    14th Street will be a little stranger than usual

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    July 27, 2012

    10 Best Hell's Kitchen NYC Restaurants

    These wonderful fried pork-belly tidbits are served with an arepa and lime wedges at Farmers Rotisserie -- for less than $5. [See More 10 Bests: Doughnuts | Gelato] No New York neighborhood offers a denser collection of restaurants, aimed at theater-goers, tourists, local neighborhood types, Time ... More >>

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    June 16, 2012

    The 6 Best Snacks on the High Line

    6. Tacos de Hongos at The Taco Truck -- Mushroom tacos, heaped with pickled purple onions and quite spicy, are a vegetarian delight. At $5.50 for the pair, they're also relatively inexpensive. Just east of the Hudson River and running mainly along 10th Avenue, the recently extended High Line isn't ... More >>

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    June 13, 2012
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    March 21, 2012

    New Round of Food Trucks Announced for Choice Streets; Event Officially Sold Out

    Fork in the Road is proud to announce another series of participants for the Choice Streets tasting event, to be held on a Hudson River pier with the Battleship Intrepid towering overhead.

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    February 15, 2012


    Will the Nets get revenge on the Knicks?

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    November 20, 2011

    New York is Nothing But Green Screen

    The above video demonstrating visual effects in movies and television proves what we've all secretly known for years: New York City doesn't exist. Times Square, the Hudson River, and the UN building are just post-production illusions. Instead, we live in a world made up of nothing but green walls.

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    October 24, 2011

    Happy 80th Birthday, George Washington Bridge!

    via Wikipedia​On October 24th, 1931, you were dedicated as the "Hudson River Bridge." Soon after, you were renamed, and now everyone calls you George. As the world's busiest bridge, we know you have a lot on your plate today. We just want to quickly say, "Happy Birthday," and let you know how ... More >>

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    September 28, 2011
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    July 22, 2011

    New Yorkers, You Are Slowly Being Surrounded By Sewage

    ​After a fire on Wednesday night at the North River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Harlem shut the plant down and forced the city to start pumping raw sewage into the Hudson, we warned yesterday that the Hudson was not exactly fit for swimming or kayaking or fishing or walking near and breathin ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011


    More things to do on your day off!

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    March 2, 2011


    Bring your binoculars to Riverdale

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    January 18, 2011

    Floater in the Hudson River

    ​Shortly after midnight Saturday, a passing boater in the Hudson River discovered a body floating off 43rd Street and 12th Avenue. The NYPD Harbor Unit landed the floater on Pier 81; he was, of course, DOA at the scene. No ID at press time. He was described as a bearded white male, 20 to 30 years ... More >>

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    August 25, 2010


    Built to Spill try not to sink the ship

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    July 20, 2010


    Norma Desmond is ready for her close-up again

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    July 5, 2010

    Corn Invades the Farmers' Markets Along With Yellow Raspberries, Purple Sugar Snaps, and Reishi Mushrooms

    ​Sweet bicolor corn is the first variety to hit the greenmarket this summer. It seems that corn arrives earlier and earlier at the farmers' markets each year. While we originally associated the crop with late summer and fall, a few years ago it began to arrive in early August, then late July. ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    Gear Up: Friday Is National Bike to Work Day

    ​The signs sometimes do align, as in the case of tomorrow, which is our humble nation's official Bike to Work Day. It's been bike month all of May, in fact, but if you've been focused on other things -- masturbation month, anyone? -- well, it's not too late to get involved.

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    May 4, 2010

    D. A. Pennebaker Is Directing A Webcast For the National

    ​Right, so, the man who made Don't Look Back and Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars will apparently be directing a YouTube stream of a National concert, scheduled for May 15th at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The show's a benefit for the Red Hot Organization, according to Brooklyn Vegan ... More >>

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    April 9, 2010

    It's a Bird, It's a Military Plane...

    ​Don't freak. A military plane will be buzzing down the Hudson River and landing at La Guardia at around 11:15 today. Notify NYC alerted us to the news this morning, and we appreciate that. Because that whole Air Force One thing last year? Not cool, guys.

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    April 5, 2010

    New Greenmarket May Be Going in at Pier 40

    ​Long ago, Pier 40 berthed cruise ships. The April issue of the monthly newspaper WestView reports that a new farmers' market may be in the works for Pier 40, the hulking complex that sits at the western end of Houston Street.

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    January 12, 2010

    Chesley Sullenberger, Help Us! Bird-Plane Collisions Soar Toward Record

    Reported collisions between airplanes and birds are climbing toward 10,000 for calendar year 2009, and the figures aren't even final yet. Why? Authorities naturally speculate that reports have increased since hero pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger fought off geese who killed his engines and and ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    "May The Holidays Bring An Oscar for Mo'Nique...

    ​And a pawn shop willing to give her equal value for it." That's what the holiday card from the famed comedy club Carolines on Broadway says, among other things. And here are some of the other things:

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    November 20, 2009

    Man Evades Cops, Jumps Off George Washington Bridge

    ​Last night around nine a guy pulled his red Pontiac Grand Prix out of the Sunoco station in Englewood Cliffs and headed onto the George Washington Bridge. As he had failed to yield to traffic, a police car came after him. They tried to pull him over, but he pulled the old stop-and-start on th ... More >>

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    October 28, 2009

    Recession-Wracked Harlem Restaurants Will Pay Your Car Fare

    ​Restaurants aren't doing so well anywhere in New York. (We saw the headline "Recession is not all bad news for NYC eateries" in Crain's, and the story turned out to be that it was not all bad news for diners -- lower prices at fancy restaurants!) The ViVa (Viaduct Valley) Harlem Restaurant ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    CMJ Farewell: Pig Destroyer, Eyehategod, and Goatwhore, On a Boat (Where Else?)

    All photos by yr brave correspondent, who writes: "I got punched in the face but I gave it back worse."​Eyehategod, Pig Destroyer, Goatwhore Rocks Off Concert Cruise, Hudson River Saturday, October 24 The kid in the Suicidal Tendencies t-shirt went down hard, his spindly dark form an inverse ... More >>

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    September 22, 2009


    Natalie Merchant celebrates the grand opening of Poets House

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    September 1, 2009
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    July 30, 2009

    Urban Foraging: Blackberries

    ​ One cup of blackberries, representing about 15 minutes of picking, and bursting with juice. Late summer in the city--generally in the month of August--is the time to forage for blackberries. Bring gloves, since the branches on which the berries grow are covered with serious thorns, and long ... More >>

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    June 24, 2009
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    June 24, 2009
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    April 3, 2009

    I, Locavore--Awesome Deal on Local Chardonnay

    The crisp chardonnay of Millbrook Vineyards and Winery (click to taste) As a wine enthusiast, you're no doubt familar with the reasonably priced and often good wines of the North Fork of Long Island, and the pricier product of New York's pristine Finger Lakes region. But a lesser known wine reg ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    More Flight 1549 Porn

    Here's the highlight reel of a Con Ed surveillance tape of US Airways Flight 1459 going down on the Hudson River. You can see the first moments of the plane in the water, people filing onto the wings (which from this distance looks rather calm and orderly) and rescuers from the New York Waterways fe ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    International Booze Tastings

    In the event that you're one of the few people in the city who still have the cash to blow on booze tastings, there are two big ones coming up on Monday, January 26th.The Union des Grand Crus de Bordeaux is in town to promote the 2006 vintage. During the day, they'll have a trade tasting, and in the ... More >>

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    January 18, 2009

    US Airways Jet Finally Removed from Hudson River

    Embedded video from CNN Video Late last night city workers finally got that US Airways jet, which had given them some trouble in the afternoon, out of the water. The right engine is apparently more or less intact, but the left engine is off and presumed resting at the bottom of the Hudson River. ... More >>

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    January 17, 2009

    NTSB Tries to Extract Downed Airliner, Fails

    The tail of Flight 1459 bobs out of the water, surrounded by disaster personnel. (click to enlarge) Saturday, the city tried for a second time to pull doomed US Airways Flight 1549 out of the soup. After the belly flop into the Hudson River on Thursday afternoon, the corpse of the airline--from whic ... More >>

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    May 20, 2008


    Kiki Smith and Nico Muhly bring she-wolves to life

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    June 12, 2007

    White Briefs and Jello Shots

    Where—and how—men party in this town

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    July 18, 2006
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    September 14, 2004
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    June 15, 2004
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    December 30, 2003

    Eight Wonders of the City Parks

    Paddling and Galloping

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    September 4, 2001

    Collision Course

    Drop in Enforcement Leaves Kayaks Vulnerable to Jet Skis

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    March 21, 2000

    Flea Circus

    photographs by Sandra-Lee Phipps

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    February 9, 1999

    West Village, R.I.P.

    Developers target a legendary neighborhood's last open spaces

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    August 25, 1998

    The River Wild

    Exploring Manhattan's Hudson Coast before a park plan paves it over

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